Illustration is the first step to bringing the imagination to life, and in addition to being a cultural tradition it is also a useful tool for all professions. If you have ever dreamed of being an artist, a professional illustrator or even just creating some great drawings to share with your friends – this course is for you. This course starts at the very basics of drawing characters from the imagination and drawing scenes and then moves into the more advanced techniques of creating finished illustrations which will capture your audiences attention and help bring your imagination into the world. Non-artists who are art enthusiasts may also enjoy this course if you like “behind the scenes” type of videos, as these lessons will cover all basic techniques required to make professional illustrations. Packed with hours of video lessons this course will help you to understand the fundamental knowledge required to draw engaging illustrations whether it be with pencil and paper or with a digital tablet. It is assumed that the student actually enjoys drawing but not required to have any drawing experience at all, as all necessary drawing techniques will be covered. If you are already an experienced artist you might like the well organized content with entertaining commentary and advanced tips and tricks.